At a mountain range in Tajikistan, the exercises of the Russian tactical landing took place. The operation to eliminate the conditional enemy was successful.
This was reported by the press service of the Central Military District.
During the exercises, reconnaissance groups were landed from helicopters based at the 201st military base and began to perform special missions. They were transferred from the Gissar airfield to the Liaur mountain range.
From the transport compartments of the Mi-8 helicopters, fighters using a small weapons destroyed a mock enemy and, in full combat gear, landed by assault from a height of up to 3 meters. The landing was covered by Mi-24 attack helicopters. Having landed, the paratroopers carried out a 10-kilometer march and reached the command post, where they obtained intelligence for the subsequent application of missile-artillery and aviation strokes.
About 200 Russian troops and more than XNUMX pieces of military equipment, including helicopters, took part in the maneuvers.
In addition to the helicopter landing, armored vehicles participated in the exercises, which practiced positional combat and conducting tank duels. Tankers destroyed targets from closed positions at long distances.